GOSHEN — Elkhart County Parks is offering Nature Nuts, a nature-themed program aimed at preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parents.
The monthly class will be based on different topics and feature crafts, games, stories and a snack. Classes are held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month unless stated otherwise. Here is the upcoming schedule:
Dec. 3, Mammals: “Learn about the unique features and adaptations of our amazing mammals, from deer to mice, through stories, games and sharing.” Registration deadline is Nov. 26.
Jan. 14, Snowflakes: “Realize the amazing shapes, unique qualities and fun to be had with snowflakes. If there is snow, please dress to play in it.” Registration deadline is Jan. 7.
Feb. 4, Groundhog’s Day: “Learn all about Punxsutawney Phil and his very special day with Margaret Kownover, Goshen Public Library’s children’s librarian. We will read stories, make a craft and have a snack.” Registration deadline is Jan. 28.
Classes meet in the Ox Bow Haus Shelter at Ox Bow County Park, 23427 C.R. 45, Elkhart.
Pre-registration and payment of $4 per child and $3 per additional sibling is required by the above listed deadline for each class. Call 535-6458 to register. Space is limited.
More information including a schedule of events and directions to the park can be found at www.elkhartcountyparks.org or by calling 535-6458.